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CNBC
Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
that hedge fund manager john paulson has bought $2.7 billion worth of bank of america stock. b of a shares are up in after-hours trading. >>> house democrats are urging treasury secretary geithner who limit bonuses at firms that receive government bailouts. >>> michael jackson's estate has signed $80 million worth of deals since the singer's death according to the "wall street journal." >>> "fast money" with melissa lee starts now. being. >>> ben bernanke gives the market the best of both worlds. welcome to "fast money." live from the nasdaq market site. i'm melissa lee. a big, big show tonight. moments away rick stand telly with the fed's action today. theater shift, does this rally have him change his tune? >>> let's get to the word on the street today. a nice broad-based rally. it was so remarkable that even after the statement was released by the fed the rally strengthened. why? >> if you're bearish your's waiting for the possible correction and underinvested. think about this, if you're under ininvested you're waiting for a sign to get back in the marketplace. last friday, post
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 2:00am EDT
czars an statements that should horrify america and connections to some other people and to the white house and what it means for your healthcare in the future, particularly if you are elderly, handicapped or have a very young child. if you believe this country is great but that government healthcare is taking us in directions we promised ourselves we would never go down again, stand up. come, follow me. hello, america. tonight i ask you to stay with the program. this is not a sound byte program tonight, although it will be taken out of context and it will be used and it will be called fear mongering. what i call this is question with boldness. questions that need answers. we must have answers. i am only following the directions of the president of the united states. he told us how to find out what he really believes and that's exactly what we're going to do. in a couple of minutes, we're going to talk about healthcare, the views of obama's czars and his close advisors and why it's important to look there. it's important to know where they stand, but first, i want to start somep
CBS
Aug 12, 2009 6:30pm EDT
community after another all across america today-- citizens concerned about health care reform confronted their senators and representativesn i 27 townn meetings in 12 states. one by one, they expressed fear and anger over legislation now making its way through congress, and they demanded answers. some in the audience came well prepared with details of what's in the bill. but there is plenty of misinformation out there as wels y uwetrl to clear some of that up.tr we have three reports tonight from correspondents all around the country, and we begin with sharyl attkisson. >> reporter: in hagerstown, maryland, there were so many they couldn't all fit inside. in new jersey, they had to move to a bigger space to accommodate the unusually large crowd. >> no one asked me to be here but me. >> reporter: everyone wanted to be heard. >> nobody tells me how to live my life. nobody tells me how i should-- how long i should live and when i should die. >> reporter: some were furious when they weren't called on. >> and i'm directly affected by this and i guarantee you i'll be one thrown away! >> report
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
on, follow me. hello, america. oh, it's quite a show tonight. yes. by the way, that wasn't the only gem from the town hall meeting yesterday. apparently barack obama still thinks doctors are all greedy cash-hungry limb-cutting monsters. >> if a family-care physician works with his or her patient to help them lose weight, modify diet, monitors whether they're taking their medications in a timely fashion, they might get reimbursed a pittance, but if that same diabetic ends up getting their foot amputated, that's $30,000, $40,000, $50,000 immediately the surgeon is reimbursed. glenn: and that's how the doctors get you. you would think that maybe the tweed men there in the white house would have figured out, hey, this didn't go well the last time they brought up the evil doctors that are yanking tonsils out of poor innocent children, maybe you shouldn't do it again. no, no. instead, the geniuses at the white house step it up. now, doctors -- see if i have this right -- are cutting the feet off of people for cash. wow. i haven't read that story anywhere. maybe it's about time someone in,
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 11:35pm EDT
hobby. >> pageant owner annette hill believes america's backlash against pageants all began with the precocious images of jonbenet ramsey parading across the stage in 1996. ♪ ♪ >> next on "larry king live" -- >> she says the media tends to focus on the negative. >> do you want to go into child protective services? >> as do movies like "little miss sunshine". ♪ >> some people in america are disgusted by these pageants. >> we well, i think that's their opinion. we're not going to stop doing them. parents enjoy showcasing their kids. what is wrong with that? as long as you keep it in a positive aspect, i don't think anything is wrong with that. >> the spray tans, why is it so necessary? why can't children be beautiful the way they are? >> the tan, i mean, i just think it looks pretty to be tanned. you know? swimsuit models, whatever. you want to have a nice glow to you. >> but she's 4. >> but she's 4. >> look in the bathroom -- >> as for the over the top costumes? many people are concerned they're sexualizing these very young girls. do you think the show girl outfit is appropriate
Univision
Aug 12, 2009 7:00am EDT
. ♪ (informaciÓn en pantalla) seguimos con mÁs de despierta amÉrica. >> quÉ bÁrbaro. >> vamos a hablar de lo que es Él sexting la palabra que se utiliza para mandar fotos por celular o internet.h@h@trñdy@vó las cÁmaras a las calles de nueva york, y hora veamos quÉ opinan los padres de esta nueva ola. >> yo no estoy de acuerdo. >> las niÑas y los niÑos se ponen en peligro, al tomarse fotografÍas y videos y pasarlos por la internet, porque lo sube un depredador sexual y estÁn corriendo demasiado peligro.h@h@trñdy@pwi usarla, los padres tenemos que tener mucho cuidado, es muy peligroso, la estÁn usando mal. h@trñdy@sxokph@h@h@trñdy@werkph@ ♪ >> con nosotros el grupo. >> pantera del norte. >> adelante muchachos por favor, a Í lo esperan, se sientan. mÁs adelante seguimos conversando. me encanta la h@h@trñdy@tjjkph@@ >> ahÍ andamos, echando muchas ganas. >> ¿como te va con el deporte? >> me gusta mucho el soccer >> ¿de que jugabas? >> delantero. >> ¿de quÉ equipo eres? >> de las chivas. >> ¿mÉxico va al mundial? >> yo digo que sÍ, tengo mucha fe en ellos. >> vamos a comenzar co
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2009 3:00pm EDT
only the warrior spirit of the crowe people, but america's highest ideals. his name was harvey and he was here to recruit us. all of us. to join a movement and change a nation. for much of his early life, he had silenced himself. in the brief time in which he spoke and ran and led, his voice stirred the aspirations of millions of people. he would become one of the first openly gay americans to become elected to office. his message of hope, hope unashamed, hope unafraid, could never be silenced. it was harvey who said it best. you've got to give them hope. when a young sandra day graduated, she was offered just one job in the private sector. her perspective employer asked her how well she typed and told her there might be work for her as a legal secretary. i cannot know how she would have fared as a legal secretary, but she made a mighty fine justice of the united states supreme court. judge, a judge and arizona legislature, cancer survivor, she is like the pilgrim in the poem she sometimes quotes, has forged a new trail and built a bridge behind her for all young women to follow. i
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 7:00pm EDT
, the angry in america. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- shepard: u.s. marines now on the move. they are looking to free a town from taliban forces. >> we are on the offensive. shepard: tonight, the video you will see only on fox. >> pushing back at to the health care town halls and why the aarp says they are not on board yet. the issues are so important, they are about the health of our parents, children, ourselves. across america, lawmakers have been holding town hall meetings to talk about to the health-care plan. they are trying to create a health care system for uninsured americans. a lot of people are fired up on this. we put people on location in colorado, california, maryland, iowa, new jersey. we have noticed something in common at many of these meetings, it seems that with passions and tempers running so high that issues are drowned out by debate. just because people are yelling, it does not mean that they are getting their message across any more clear. >> i am here today because i believe
CNN
Aug 12, 2009 3:00pm EDT
the occupant of this house but few mean as much to me as the chance to award america's highest civilian medal to the recipients that are here today. this is a chance for me and for the united states of america to say thank you to many so of the finest citizens of this country and of all countries. the men and women we honor today have led very different lives and pursued very different careers. they are pioneers in science and medicine. they are gifted artists and athletes. they have made their mark in the courtroom, in the community, and in congress. what you nighunites them is a b that most, forgive me to those of you who are not american but what we consider that most american of beliefs, that our lives are what we make of them, that no barriers of race, gender, or fiscal infirmity can restrain the human spirit. and that the truest test of a person's life is what we do for one another. the recipients of the medal of freedom did not set out to win this or any other award. they did not set out in pursuit of glory or fame or riches. rather, they set out guided by passion, commi
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2009 9:00am EDT
packing heat. and militias in america are on the rise. what is going on? is it the economy? are they angry with liberals, or angry over a black president? we will discuss that. >>> and the transportation secretary wants answers when passengers are trapped on a tar mat. how long is too log to be stuck on a plane? what are your rights once you board a plane. >>> and economists say the recession is over. what does it mean for your house or job or 401(k)? it's 9:00 a.m. pull up a share and join the "morning meeting." >>> good morning to you. lots of democracy with town halls and other events being held across the married. contessa setting things up. >> nearly two dozen health care events scheduled for today. they are poe ttentially facing with more protestors. and democrats and republicans are following arlen specter's lead holding town halls. and some of the moments, they got wild, not so much the president's town hall, but people have to fight to be heard. angry protesters shouted down senator claire mccaskill yesterday. >> i don't understand the rudeness. what is this? i don't get it.
WHUT
Aug 12, 2009 9:00am EDT
part is to provide world soft soft area, this is what america is good at and silicon valley is good at. >> that will continue, america's leadership in creating software. >> i think software is an area america will continue to lead and silicon will be at the tip of at that movement, it is a place we have excelled at, think of the products you like to use, they are mostly american, and they don't use it because it is built in america, they use it because it is the best. >> charlie: and why is that? you know, the thing is, we -- it is of course we have enormous talented people but what makes the software product work is an ability to build a business around a compelling idea. and that, while this seems obvious in america and especially silicon valley, in almost every other place if you want to build a business say how will you make money tomorrow? and silicon value think we build businesses around an idea, and then we figure out how we are going to make money and this is incredibly important because if you want something to really work and something really complicated you cannot hire peop
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2009 6:00pm EDT
the plug on grandma. >> tell america he's actually read the house bill. i thought he was working so hard on the senate finance committee. here's the deal. and listen. this is a key point. in the senate help people and on the health care side, this is reimbursement to the doctor who is working with you in dealing with your grandma, who may be close to dieing. so we're going to reimburse the doctor for talking to you about a family issue. what is wrong with that? joining me now is ohio senator, sharrod brown a member of the health, education, labor and pensions committee. senator, good to have you with us tonight. appreciate your time. are you amazed at the misinformation that is out there in the town halls that's being thrown at you and other members of the congress? at the level that it's gotten to. >> in some sense i'm amazed. in another sense i've been doing this long enough i shouldn't be. you think the average executive is making $8 million a year. they kind of like that $8 million a year and that's why these insurance industry people in washington, these lobbying firms are pedd
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 4:30am EDT
"america this morning" stamp. >> hard to believe but i hope so. >> you can get the latest business news any time at our website, abcnews.com. >>> coming up next on this wednesday, a major criminal investigation. did the host of a tv crime show order murders to boost his ra ratings? >>> a new message from one of the american women brought home from north korea one week ago today. my grandkids are a great reason for me to keep my bones strong but even with calcium, vitamin d, and exercise, i still got osteoporosis. i never thought i could do more than stop my bone loss. then my doctor told me i could, with once-monthly boniva. boniva works with your body to help stop and reverse bone loss. studies show, after one yer on boniva,, nine out of ten women stopped nd reversed their bone loss., i know i did. severe kidney disease or can't sit or stand for at least one hour. follow dosing instructions carefully. stop taking boniva and tell your doctor if you have difficult r painful swallowing, chest pain or severe or .continuing heartburn,, as these may be signs of serious upper digestive p
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 4:30am EDT
years from now an "america this morning" stamp. >> hard to believe but i hope so. >> you can get the latest business news any time at our website, abcnews.com. >>> coming up next on this wednesday, a major criminal investigation. did the host of a tv crime show order murders to boost his ra ratings? >>> a new message from one of the american women brought home from north korea one week ago today. >>> welcome back. these are the latest headlines from abc news. >>> president obama is trying to regain the momentum in the health care debate by using town hall meetings to press his case. >>> familyembers have gathered at the kennedy come pond in h n hyannisport, mass to remember eunice kennedy shriver. >>> frank dipascali, former cfo for bernard madoff has pleaded guilty and is being held as a flightrying. >>> allegedly commissioning five murders in an effort to boost his ratings. wallace souza not only the host he's a state lawmaker but authorities say his show's cameras suspiciously been at drug trafficker's murder scenes before police knew about them. he's also accused of his own drug
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 9:00pm EDT
lightweight hp mini netbook with windows and america's largest and most-reliable 3g network built in. only 199.99 with mobile broadband plans from 39.99 i am-- speechless, envious. wanna be me right now. getting one. sean: democrats claim all the americans protesting their health care bill are being organized by insurance companies. it looks like the party on the left is doing organizing of their own. george soros has pledged $5 billion million dollars left wing groups health care bill with a public option. speaker pelosi are all the people who organize things to soros contribution are they astro turf protesters? more hannity in 90 seconds. >> leave us alone. that's all we would ask for. would you leave us alone? >> i'm sick of the lies. i don't like being lied to. i don't like being lied about. >> you have awakened the sleeping giant. >> amen. >> we are tired of this. this is why everybody in this room is so ticked off. >> we cannot afford, this period. keep the government out of it we're doing just fine. thank you, sir. sean: very powerful. more sights and sounds from senator specter's t
WHUT
Aug 12, 2009 8:30am EDT
an important part of america. the show should look like america. when we started "the tonight show" he handled the music and i kendall the comedy. we never had a setup where i was the boss. we were always equal on the show. the funniest thing to me was that whenever we do jaywalking, when there is an african american guy i see him go like this. now he represents all afafcan americans. when we watched tv and "the untouchables" were on. the italian guy was eating the salami. why do they always have to have that? turn it off. my grandfather would do that. my grandfather was italy and hardly spoke english. he was always amazed that people would eat out of their ethnic group. look at that, a black guy eating spaghetti. a chinese guy eating a hot dog. he was amazed that black america -- black people would eat african-american food. he would always comment when someone was eating out of their ethnic group. this always struck me even as a little kid. >> your dad and mom and lived long enough to see you become successful. prior to that, what did your working dad think of his son going into
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and this morning, town hall showdown. as the frenzy grows over health care reform -- >> you don't trust me? >> the president tries to separate fact from fury, but is it working? >>> right-hand man. he helped bernie madoff steal billions from investors, now he says he's ready to name names. >>> and american father, fighting for the young son he says was stolen and left in an italian orphanage. he joins us live with his dramatic story. >>. >> a jewel heist out a hollywood movie. how did crooks steal sz 65 million worth of jewels s in d how did crooks steal sz 65 million worth of jewels s in d daylight? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts diane sawyer is off on this wednesday, august 12th. president obama becoming a sort of fact-checker in chief. >> he hasn't seen the ugly scenes we've seen elsewhere, he's the president after all. but look at los angeles this morn, people lining up for free health care. >> so let's begin with our senior white house correspondent jake tapper with the latest on the growin
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 6:00pm EDT
the truth is a very mighty powerful stick. from new york, good night, america. glenn: next on special report, n quors group says the president was wrong when he said they were behind his healthcare initiative. reaction to that and more. we have reaction from the town halls and worries over end-of-life issues and will show you video from the front lines of the latest marino fencive in afghanistan and with con stuks jobs scarce, mexicans inside the u.s. supporting families back home need bailing out themselves. all that plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. the fireworks present at many healthcare town halls this month have a lot to do with whether the public believes that pelnnves that politicians are leveling with them, and the president's point man with the press was challenged today about some statement mrs. obama made that are not true. senior white house correspondent major garrett is checking the facts. >> the president's waging war against what he calls healthcare myths and disinformation. town halls like the one yesterday
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 7:25pm EDT
car that can handle long trips without a drop of gasoline. the lead story on a trip across america. colorado, managers at this automotive companies say they plan to put an electric car on the market in 2012 and it can run at 80 miles an hour for 100 miles. a spokesperson says that the sedan will sell for about $35,000. texas, an suv slamming into a home in houston. witnesses say that they try to help the driver and his passenger. >> he was yelling. they could not get out. >> a teenage passenger died from his injuries. none of the people in the house were heard. shepard: the university of louisville, opening a new brand to a committee for students. it includes a swimming pool, a movie theater, and a gym. most of the apartments are already rented and they are part of a fox watch. shepard: normally, sources of funding for people in mexico is cash sent home from people working in america. we will show you what this means. a legend in his sometimes, when of the biggest names in all of college basketball. who doesn't recognize him? he is in a messy scandal. accusations of rape and eviden
PBS
Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
topic at this weeks north america summit. tonight our "signature story" focuses on one of the painful side effect of that fight. the disappeared. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocus." made possible in part by the following funders -- >>> good evening. i'm martin savidge. >>> united states marines went on the offensive today. launching a major new attack on a taliban stronghold in the south of that country. hundreds of marines along with afghan troops went into battle under the cover of darkness to take back control of the town of dahaneh in helmand province a key base for taliban fighters. the marine offensive against the taliban, what it means and whether it's likely to succeed. is our "lead focus" tonight. some 500 marines and afghan army troops gather before dawn in preparation for the assault on dahaneh. many of the marines were dropped behind taliban lines in a commando-style raid. in pictures taken by journalists from the associated press embedded with the marines, herrier jets can be seen streak
CNBC
Aug 11, 2009 8:00pm EDT
. finally, some parts of america are waking up and taking to the streets to say enough is enough. they're peppering politicians with questions. why mess with health insurance if 68% of americans already like their coverage? they're giving congress an earful on other gaps including private jet gate. congress authorizing $550 million for eight new private jets after calling auto executives on the carpet for flying private jets on their own. congress says it will spend instead only $220 million on only four planes as the pentagon first requested. i say cut that order to zero. it is an outrage members of congress would spend taxpayer money on their own luxury in this recession. it is tone deaf guys, fly first class commercial. you know what i'm saying? this anti-business backlash is so bad it even has invaded the federal judiciaryry. a federal judge named rakoff fined the bank $33 million for allegedly failing to inform shareholders fully about bonuses at merrill lynch. but the judge, instead of granting routine approval has launched a bonus in qui sichlgts he demands more details who knew wh
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
that we can come together. we can come together and show the greatness of america by electing the first african-american as president of the united states. that's what speaks for america. not this. not the swastika and that's why we can't let the swastika or hate mail or any of this racial stuff that we're getting into us or congressmen getting death sentences or being -- we are not going to let that win and drown out the debate. and i think that when we get back in september after the town halls and they knew, this is not something that just popped up. these people knew when rush limbaugh says i don't want it to succeed, i want him to fail or senator demint says this is his waterloo, we can kill him, well, these are millions and millions of people listening to this. >> congressman scott, there are also some successful town meetings going on out there. in atlanta, not far from your district, representative hank johnson seems to have had a pretty smooth successful meeting with over 2,000 people in the room. is something changing in georgia? do you think you're going to be able to h
CBS
Aug 12, 2009 7:00pm EDT
circuit today. >> we're here with such a large crowd because people fear for america. ( applause ) >> reporter: he was facing standing-room-only crowd at every stop. >> we don't really know what's happening. >> reporter: as the ranking republican on the senate's finance committee, grassley is trying to cut through the noise and come up with a bipartisan health care bill that's acceptable to everyone. >> you know, i have been criticized for being at the table, just like i ought to be sitting in nigh office with my feet up on my desk instead of doing what i'm hired to do. >> both sides trust him. he's not a kool-aid drinker for republicans, he's no right winger and he's not a sellout. >> reporter: grassley made that clear today as he assured voters he will not support any legislation that includes a so-called government option. >> the government really isn't a fair competitor. the government tend to be more of a predator. >> reporter: president obama has praised senator grassley for his bipartisanship... >> communicate grassley of iowa. >> reporter: but grassley's message to mr. ob
CNBC
Aug 12, 2009 7:00pm EDT
market, too. of particular focus, john paulson picking up 168 million shares of bank of america as of june 30th, more than a $2 billion stake. you do see the stock up in the after market, paulson also reporting new holdings in regions financial, goldman and state street, based on an sec filing, larry. what we don't know, if he's still holding onto these stocks because the sec filing relates back to his june 30 standing. we don't know that yet, larry and don't know whether he's short other stuff in the market. obviously, this is a guy who knew or could foresee a financial crisis coming and shorted lot of financials back in the day. >> dick bove told us he likes citigroup but paulson went for bank of america. they're both partly government owned. >> they're both partly government owned. some people might say maybe one is more owned by the government than the other. >> paulson is a smart guy. interesting play. thank you, rebecca jarvis. >>> let's dive into our speed trade. jim yoeurio, director of institutional services. thank you for being here. >> thank you for having me. >> let me sta
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 3:00pm EDT
america's highest civilian medal to these recipients here today. this is a chance for me and for the united states of america to say thank-you to some of the finest citizens of this country and all countries. the men and women honored today have led very different lives, receiving many different degrees. they are pioneers in science and medicine. they have made their mark in the courtroom, the community, and in congress. what unites them is a belief that most, forgive me for those who are not americans, but for what we believe to be those most american of the leaves. that our lives are what we make of them. no barriers of race, gender, or physical infirmity constrain the spirit. -- can constrain the spirit. the recipients of the medal of freedom did not set out to win this, or any other award. they did not set out in pursuit of glory or fame or riches, they set out guided by passion and hard work, aided by persistence, often with few advantages but the gifts, grace, and a good name given to them by god. let them stand as an example here in the united states and around the world about
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2009 4:00pm EDT
paolo orio. but they do have trouble with drug gangs there as in many places in south america. and especially in the suburbs, we've been down there. gangs sort of run free and this guy sort of presented himself as somebody trying to fight that and also fight corruption. now it's the talk of the nation that he's accused of not only ordering these murders but possibly using them on his show. i mean, his show was sometimes there at the scene of crimes before the police got there. they claim that they just had great sources and they were, you know, on the inside trying to fight all of this violence. but the police say otherwise. they say he was not only involved in it, but possibly behind at least five of these murders. >> unbelievable. michelle, thanks so much. we appreciate it. tamron, what a crazy story. i guess the first tip should have been when this guy's getting there before the police, you know something. >> it sounds like a "csi" whatever those shows "law & order" kind of things. my personal favorite is a strange story. we both pause and both said wow because your mind can't p
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2009 1:00pm EDT
reporter for the "washington post" and co-author of "battle ground for america 2008" a terrific book on the election that we just had and a lot of insight into president obama. let's talk about what we learned what, you learned in your reporting about the obama who ran for office and how he has handled this health care rollup -- rollout. what did you see in covering the campaign that perhaps foretold the mistakes and the successes of what's happened so far? >> andrea, it is a really fascinating question. i would say a couple of things. first of all, everybody now thinks that barack obama is this candidate who was always inspirational and always on his marks. the reality was when he started out as a candidate, he had some very difficult weeks and months. he was not a particularly good candidate in the early stages of the campaign. he learned from those mistakes and became a better candidate over time. one would say he had to go through the same learning process as president, very difficult after a long campaign to jump in and assume the office at president and be running at full
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 9:00am EDT
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FOX
Aug 12, 2009 11:00am EDT
house. >>> 16 are presented with america's highest honor today. the 2009 medal of freedom. it's awarded to those who have made contribution to the security and national interest of the world, peace and cultural endeavors. several will be awarded today. senator ted kennedy will be there and sidney pit eye and reverend joseph lowry and the late harvey milk. >>> well, they formed an office pool and dubbed it the hilton washington 27. and later, we have 27 powerball winners on their first try and they're on connecticut avenue. they matched all to win $10,000. each ill get nearly $400 in all. >> well, that ain't chump change. >> no. >>> this is one of the biggest jewelry heists in the uk. >>> and just because you're in the 90s doesn't mean you can't have fun. why does granny fly high? we'll tell you, next. >>> and the job shop continues hltoig hight jobs in the areas.g today's job, customer service reps. and for more on the jobs and to post an opening, go to myfoxdc.com. look for the link, do the job shop. we'll be back.  , needs flexibility, non-traditional learner. everery
CBS
Aug 12, 2009 12:00pm EDT
country. >> there is a mood in america of anger. with so many people unemployed and with so much bickering in washington. >> reporter: democratic lawmakers are trying to wrestle back control from local constituents using town halls to vent frustration. >> you and your cronies in the government do this kind of stuff all the time. >> reporter: signs say obama lies, grandma dies and portray the president as hitler. >> the president is now supporting genocide against the american people. >> it is an outrageous falsehood that there is anything like what you are talking about. >> reporter: dozens of town hall meetings are being held across the country today. one scheduled for here in new jersey had to be moved to a larger location to accommodate the overflow crowd. democrats have also set up a war room on captiol hill to help lawmakers handle questions from unhappy crowds. president obama is working the front lines, too with upcoming town halls out west. it san all-out assault. >> from what all the scare tactics out there what is truly scary and riskcy if if we do nothing. >> a new link on the w
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2009 7:30am EDT
states of america. the u.s.-georgia relationship is strong and growing stronger. the government of georgia is grateful for the strong expression of support of georgia. by president obama during his visit in moscow and a number of other occasions, and vice president biden during his recent trip to the region. georgia is grateful of the u.s. commitment of 1 billion, which hardly helped us to remove consequences of the war. and provide basic social conditions for those who have been ethnically cleansed and displace other houses. georgia recognizes that there is any more to do and it makes its way towards full democracy. and full commitment to the job. a sweepingly a democratic reforms which were unprecedented unaccountability of these reforms include electoral systems, judiciary expanding opposition changing and more balancing power between the executive and legislative branch. so all these are commitments that these commitments are not just a commitment made but they have a very clear timelines, and most of them and most of these reforms will be in the one year period from now. the g
WETA
Aug 12, 2009 5:30pm EDT
the new america foundation in shington, d.c. thanks f being with us. >> thank you for hing me. we've heard a lot tonight about w official corruptions impeding therug war in mexico and m wondering that why the mexican governme deployed tens of ousands of troops to fight drug cartels, and thens it working? >> it's one of the reans why there was a perceive depl the military, yes. the fact that a lot local police fces had been compromised and infiltrated which is recurring problem in mexico. i wouldn'tay it's only from corruption though. i think it's actlly a matter -- there was no other force t throw at the proem. mexico lacks a song muscular ti police force. so paly that the government was being outgunn. >> is it worki? >> there's a stalemate in place. it worked initially. a sort of shock-and-e element to having the army patrol the streets. buover time the cartels have adjusted to thnew reaty. and if you take say, srez in mexico lt month it was t deadlit month sincehe mexican revoluti in that city. so it'snot seen as a viable longterm strategy, no. >> the united states, understand, sro
FOX
Aug 12, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. >> the best clean energy source in america and in the world. we can't keep going on like we are going on here with the use of fossil fuel. >> the new initiative commits baltimore city to reduce energy use and greenhouse gasses by 15% in the year 2015. >> is organic really better? coming up in tonight's health check, why one group of scientists says it's not. >> it was an amazing adventure. >> and the winner of, "so you think you can dance", is back home. how she >> in health check, a report shows new moms are getting older. report says the number of women 35 or older giving birth for the first time increased dramatically over the last 40 years. in 2006 one of every 12 firstborn babies had mothers who were older than 35. back in 1970, only one out after hundred firstborn babies had moms over 35. >>> research shows organic food may not be better than conventional food after all. scientists in london found the differences in nutrition aren't large enough to have a significant effect. the only changes sound between the foods were from different fertilizers used and just how ripe they were
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
america. today 16 act, to athletes, and act virgin islands were honored with the presidential medal of freedom. >>> and see what happens when a would-be robber tries to rob a bar packed with off-duty cops. >>> and taking a look at the temperatures now, havre de grace 85 degrees. susan has the full forecast, coming up. my husband and i, we love to go to steakhouses i can smile, i can carry on our conversation i do most of the talking yes i wear dentures and they fit wonderful super poligrip acts as a seal between my dentures and my gums super poligrip makes eating more comfortable. even well fitting dentures can feel more comfortable with super poligrip. just a few dabs of super poligrip create a seal between your dentures and gums to make them more comfortable while you eat. i can eat my steak, i just love it. try super poligrip. >>> you're watching baltimore's station that works for you. now abc 2 news at 5. >> today president obama presented the nation's highest civilian honor to 16 people. the medal of freedom was awarded to actors, activists, and scientists and humanitarians. abc's
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
is what we need in america today. [applause] >> i'll try. no. 12. >> good morning, and welcome to london on, pa -- lebanon, pa. will you ever vote for a bill that gives non u.s. citizens access to a taxpayer paid free health insurance? >> i will not support a bill which gives health coverage to illegal immigrants. [applause] #13. who has 13? >> a good morning. president obama and you have constantly stated that we will be allowed to keep our current plans. but how can we keep them if they don't exist? more specifically,@@@@@@@ @ @ @ >> more specifically, how many americans work for these employers with payrolls that exceed $251,000 and what will happen to them when the employers drop their current coverage because they cannot afford a 2-8% payroll tax? >> directed only to the companies which do not have health coverage. we are not going at a tax to companies that have health care. so that as represented, if you like your current plan, you can maintain it. >> [inaudible] >> let me say to you that i will not support a senate bill which has that kind of requirement. [applause] who ha
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
celebrate the impact justice sotomayor has already had on people across america who have been inspired by her exceptional life storymen story. we celebrate the greatness of a country in which such a story is possible. and we celebrate how with their overwhelming vote to confirm justice sotomayor, the united states senate, republicans and democrats, tore down yet one more barrier and affirmed our belief that in america, the doors of opportunity must be open to all. and with that vote, the senate looked beyond the old divisions and they embraced excellence. they recognized justice sotomayor's intellect, her integrity, and her independence of mind, her respect for the proper role of each branch of government, her fidelity to the law in each case that she hears, and her devotion to protecting our core constitutional rights and liberties. now, justice william brennan once said that in order for government to ensure those rights for all its citizens, government officials must be attentive to the concrete human realities at stake in the decisions they make. they must understand, as j
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2009 7:00am EDT
associated with for years and years with ayer s and the preacher saying to damn america, it is not surprising to hear people coming not saying things about nazis. they are afraid that the american people say "no" -- we will not take this. there is a ground swell of average joe's the good to work every day. they are finally getting a backbone and saying, this is absolutely not acceptable. what do the democrats do? they get their left-wing union members to escort regular citizens out, threaten them. yesterday there was an incident where the congressman said if the show anymore i will have you locked up. they hate america, don't you understand this? mrs. nancy pelosi said it is un-american to speak of. she said the illegal aliens and the church are true americans. let the democrats keep on. there will be a revolution in this country. if they think that yelling at a town meeting is the worst that will happen, they have not seen anything yet. host: ok, in "the washington post" another meeting hosted by senator benjamin cardin -- going to the mat on the healthcare bill. the maryland demo
HLN
Aug 12, 2009 12:00pm EDT
population increase over the next 40 years will happen in asia, africa, latin america and the caribbean. listen to this, the skyrocketing world population is affecting the environment, apparently. statisticians at oregon state university said the carbon footprint of extra children is seven times higher than other unfriendly environmental practices like recycling, using high energy appliances. that led to scientists calling to save the plant by having fewer children. so when you hear that, what's the first thing that goes through your mind? we'd love to hear from you. do you think people should have to reduce the carbon footprint? call us or e-mail or tenth the word views, your comments and name to hln tv. standard text rates apply and we'd love to hear from you. thank you so much. >>> we're learning more about a mig michael jackson tribute. this is a massive undertaking involving top artists. what we know about when it's going to happen and surprisingly why it's being staged in austria. live around the world. backdrop now. austrian media reports artists could include madonna, youtube, l
Univision
Aug 12, 2009 6:30pm EDT
emotivo, para la historia, un momento para las nuevas generaciones. un momento para américa. >>> en puerto rico, todos los niños saben quién es sotomayor dijo su gobernador. >>> el mensaje la comunidad que todo lo que uno lo quiere lograr lo puede lograr. >>> es el caso de algunos de un >>> pensamos que había un latino pero una mujer es importante >>> todos nos levantamos y estábamos yo ranldz llorando de >>> al presidente obama sólo le restó searme bh@ suerte. >>> tanto el presidente obama como la jueza sotomayor, agradecieron los esfuerzoss de miembros del congresoapoyarla hu co confirmación, estaban 2 colega de las corte suprema, la juez sotomayor nos comentó que el juez steve dijo que la conocía a la jueza de años. jorge?. h@h@tésj]nxfvkph@h@tésj]ní÷okph sus empleados, montar sus oficina ci oficinas y estar lista para su primer caso en septiembre que será la primera enmienda y campañas políticas samenteté 42 horas antes será embestida por la presidente de la corte, h@h@tésj]nénjkph@h@tésj]nspzkph desde washington para hablar de su experiencia congresista bu
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 11:00pm EDT
freedom of speech is a precious commodity in america, and freedom of speech means to express yourselves, but if somebody else wants to express themselves, to have quiet and decorum and civility so we can exchange ideas. there are a great many subjects of importance in washington today. we're working very hard on global warming, the president has put immigration on the agenda for later this year, we are working on judicial nominations and confirmation of supreme court justice sotomayor. we are working hard on the issue of economic recovery, and there are already some positive signs. but it is too early with less than six months on a two-year program to really know. the preliminary indications are positive. but they are tentative. it is understandable that there is a lot of concern in america about what is happening in our country because of the loss of more than 4 million jobs. people are losing their health insurance. there is uncertainty of the future, concern about the large deficit, concern about the large national debt. after being in touch with 12 million people in pennsylvania for
CNN
Aug 12, 2009 1:00pm EDT
-- www.vitac.com >>> can't you tell? this make-or-break month for health care reform in america. look at all these town hall meetings going on just today. and some of them happening right now. florida, pennsylvania, senator specter again, montana, and nebraska, also hagerstown, maryland, and that's where senator ben cardin hosts a meeting this hour. we're keeping a close eye on this one. cardin actually got booed and jeered monday at his town hall in towson. and in new jersey, congressman steve rosman hosting that one. and there's a bunch of town halls in iowa. >>> republican senator chuck grassley is hosting four of them today. the second one is wrapping up this hour. the president praised grassley yesterday as a republican that is honestly coming up with a health care reform both parties can live with. he's one of the group of six senators from both parties heavily involved in the negotiations. this event earlier in winterset was pretty civil, but the crowd of 3000-plus wasn't giving the senators any softballs either, take a listen. >> like i said, i'm a dumb, southern iowa red neck, and i
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 10:00pm EDT
here. is the victim of health care rationing. four months old. >> that's what america is about. we have a vigorous debate. it's not about putting the government in charge of your health care insurance. >> i don't want to see the government involved in health care, period. >> ok. what is it that you think we are going to accomplish if you don't let anybody talk? what is the point. >> it's not even on the table. so,. [[inaudible] >> i don't understand this rudeness. i honestly don't get it do you all think you are persuading people when you shout out like that? >> explain to us why we should believe any of the numbers that are being presented to us here as far as costs? [cheers and applause] greta: we have protests across the country covered and we start with our own griff jenkins at beck nell university in lewisberg, west virginia where specter held a town hall today. >> that's right. there are 350 people packed into an auditorium. another 500 in overflow room and the senator took 30 questions. if i could just address the comments of mr. gibbs, he might want to take note. what i saw
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2009 8:00pm EDT
face the real america, real supporters of health care reform, real opponents of health care reform. and other real americans to ignorant or scared to realize that they had let themselves become mega phones for lie that's do not serve them but serve only those two profit off of them. our fifth story tonight, president obama's face-off at a health care town hall. returning to new hampshire recognized as the birthplace of american political town halls, mr. obama got a warm welcome, courteous questions, respectful scepticism. that was inside the hall. outside, one protesters felt it was necessary to show up armed, which he was allowed to do under law and the law kept him under close watch. other parents who felt fine using their daughter to propagate lies picked on sarah palin's warning debunked by elected republicans and denied by ms. palin that mr. obama's health care reform would involve government decisions about when old people should die. inside another child posed a question about these lies. >> when i was walking in, i saw a lot of signs outside saying mean things about reforming he
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2009 12:00pm EDT
administration. hosted by the lobbying group attack america in washington, this is just over an hour. >> [inaudible conversations] i just want to introduce phil bond as he puts on his microphone, president of tech america and he will have a few opening remarks to give a lay of the land of the various issues that have been watching and what we are looking for in the fall and then we have a number of our policy experts on hand and on the phone as well to facilitate what we hope will be a good q&a session for all of you. >> thank you very much, charlie. bear with me everybody for one minutes. i'm technologically challenged. welcome to everybody coming glad you could join us, we are tech america, the largest active state group on behalf of the industry with 200 member companies and through our regional affiliates across the country touch some 16,000 technology companies in on behalf of them i welcome you here. we have some of our key staff with us today to help us feel from your questions after i do a quick review, kind of a waterfront of some of the issues still in the policy arena on b
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. >> in the small town of belair. at the corner of main street and church field road. >> this is america. >> there is a townhall meeting without townhall. >> i have a petition behind me. >> at least 100 people, many of them with local conservative groups, including the belair tea party coalition, speaking out against health care reform that is working the way through congress. >> the federal government cannot handle medicare, they cannot handle social security, what makes them think they can now start handling the health care. >> the crowd gathered outside of congressman kratovil's local office. >> he looked like he would vote for obama. >> kratovil is drawing attention for some protests he has drawn at some townhall meetings. he is not here now. a spokesman said he is out of the country on official business. but the pickets and protests are here. >> we don't need our government doing anything for us. thank you very much. win the war. print the money. stay out of our face. >> happy motorists blow their horns in support of the program. not every passing car is a vote against the president
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